Colorado Springs Relocation Tips & Information

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How to Find Veteran-Friendly Jobs in Colorado SpringsAfter completing their military service, it is important for veterans to find employers who appreciate their full range of skills and experience. But not every company has a complete understanding of the level of expertise brought to the table by veterans. For that reason, the job search can prove challenging, unless veterans know just where to look. To help them narrow it down, here's a helpful guide on the best places to find veteran-friendly jobs in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Workforce Center

Veterans are always welcome to take advantage of the many resources available at the Workforce Centers across Colorado. And with three right in the heart of Colorado Springs, they are easy to access from all corners of the city.

At these resource

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Veteran Benefits and Healthcare in Colorado SpringsFor veterans in Colorado Springs, CO, there are a number of services that can help vets lead better lives. This famous city is eager to give back to those who have served this country. Learn more about how The Centennial State structures its programs and how vets can take advantage of the many opportunities in the greater metropolitan area.

Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center

Located in the heart of Colorado Springs, this center was formed to give veterans a smoother transition from service to civilian. Since 2016, there have been tens of thousands of client visits, largely due to the quality of the staff and the resources it offers:

  • Transition & Employment: The team at Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center diligently works to find employment
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Everything You Need to Know About the Climate in Colorado SpringsIf you're thinking about moving to Colorado Springs sometime this year, it's important to know what the weather is like and what to expect in this great location. Here's what you need to know about the climate in Colorado Springs.

Is Colorado Springs Comfortable?

Colorado Springs has cold winters and warm summers, with a clear difference in temperature from season to season. Colorado Springs is about as comfortable the average U.S. city. Most comfortable during the summers and least comfortable in the winter, Colorado Springs experiences a great deal of snowfall during its coldest months.

How Much Precipitation Falls in Colorado Springs?

Colorado Springs is a dry city that receives a slightly below-average amount of precipitation, when

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What Should I Know Before Moving To Colorado Springs, CO?There's no denying that Colorado Springs is one of the nation's most beautiful cities. Filled with job opportunities, a strong military presence and ample opportunities to explore and enjoy the great outdoors, there are a number of reasons to want to call this mountain community home. Here are a few things one should know before moving to Colorado Springs, CO.

Prepare for Thinner Air

Colorado Springs sits at 6,000 feet above sea level, so those not acclimated to the thinner air might need an adjustment period. Shortness of breath and feeling lightheaded are not uncommon, especially for individuals with breathing issues. Thinner air means less oxygen saturation, but the body will catch up with most healthy dwellers within a few weeks.

Hydration

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Tips for Military Families Choosing a School in Colorado SpringsMilitary families are accustomed to moving across the country and fitting into a new community, but that doesn't mean relocation is an easy feat. Military families must learn more about their new community, find a place to live and choose a school for their children. Understanding the differences between the various Colorado Springs school districts can help military families select a neighborhood that is right for them.

Here's what military families need to know about the school districts in Colorado Springs:

Academy School District 20

Academy School District 20 is one of the largest school districts in the region, and it serves more than 26,000 students. There are 39 different schools in the district, ranging from early childhood learning

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4 best colorado springs neighborhoods for families

Colorado Springs is a very desirable city for families. The great schools, beautiful surroundings, and abundance of family-friendly activities all make Colorado Springs one of the most kid-friendly cities around.

If you're moving to Colorado Springs, or relocating within Colorado Springs, you'll probably want some inside information on the best family neighborhoods in this fun and safe city.

Here's a list of the 4 best places to raise a family in Colorado springs.

Broadmoor

The Broadmoor area is an obvious choice when it comes to any list of the top neighborhoods in Colorado Springs.

It's big, green, beautiful, and has a lot of attractions for residents and tourists alike. If you're taking a family vacation in Colorado Springs, then

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Why Should You Live in Pueblo CO?A short 30-minutes outside Colorado Springs sits one of the last remaining major steel-producing cities in the United States. However, to residents who live in Pueblo, CO, the city should better be known for its culture, arts, food, and recreation. Often overlooked by buyers looking in Colorado Springs, Pueblo is an amazing city with incredible amenities and an affordable housing market that should make you look twice.

Here are 7 great reasons to live in Pueblo:

1. It's Affordable

One of the most obvious reasons to move here is that it is affordable. According to Livability.com, the majority of homes in Pueblo are below $299,000 with the majority of home values ranging from $50,000-$149,000. This is in stark contrast to many neighborhoods in

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great neighborhoods near fort carson, colorado springs, co

Fort Carson is quite the feature in Colorado Spring's overall landscape. In many ways it's like a city all of its own, sandwiched between the soaring Cheyenne Mountains and the Interstate 25 highway.

So, if you find yourself stationed at this city-within-a-city, you'll probably also be looking to relocate to one of its outer suburbs. Well...you're in luck.

The areas around Fort Carson offer a diverse mix of affordable homes, family-friendly amenities, and a convenient commute times. If that sounds like what you're looking for, then read on for information on 3 great neighborhoods near Fort Carson.

Stratmoor

The residential community of Stratmoor lies southeast of downtown Colorado Springs along the I-25 Highway, just a bit

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What to Know About Colorado Springs When You PCS to Fort CarsonIf you have never experienced the wonders of Colorado Springs, moving here can feel like a bit of a shock. Situated in a high desert, Colorado Springs offers some of most breathtaking scenery in the country, but that's not all it has going for it. With a thriving economy and huge military presence, there's a reason Colorado Springs has been dubbed the Best Hometown in the Military.

Its strong military presence and friendly community make Colorado Springs a great option for active service members and veterans alike. Before you start looking at homes for sale near Fort Carson, Here are 6 more things you should know about Colorado Springs before you PCS here:

Low Property Taxes

Although taxes are based on the individual home and lot, in general,

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relocating to fort carson from fort riley

PCSing can be a stressful experience for any military family. In many cases, the orders come quickly and you don't have much time to research or plan your move the way you would prefer. This is especially true when you are PCSing from two seemingly completely different towns and bases, like Fort Riley and Fort Carson.

Here are a few tips and tricks to help you with the transition:

Expect a Change in Your Athletic Performance

Colorado Springs is a high desert climate. Its high altitude results in thinner air that are more difficult to process for individuals who are used to the mid-west. Expect a transition period while your body is getting used to the new altitude. During this time, you may notice decreased run times or reduced athletic

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